The This Is Where I Leave You cast features Jason Bateman, Tina Fey and Jane Fonda. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Shawn Levy’s 2014 movie on Netflix. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
This Is Where I Leave You centers on a widow who reunites with her four children. As Hilary Altman grieves the death of her late husband, she carries out a secret plan. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they deal with relationship issues during a seven-day shiva process. Here’s every actor and character in This Is Where I Leave You, an adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s 2009 novel.
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This Is Where I Leave You Cast: Jason Bateman as Judd Altman
Character Profile: A producer at Bolt Satellite Radio. He learns about his father’s death shortly after learning about his wife’s affair. Judd worries about not taking any big risks.
Bateman’s Resume: David Hogan in Valerie (1991), Michael Bluth in Arrested Development (2003-19), Guy Trilby in Bad Words (2013), Martin “Marty” Byrde in Ozark (2017-22), Max in Game Night (2018)
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This Is Where I Leave You Cast: Tina Fey as Wendy Altman
Character Profile: Judd’s sister. She deals with marital problems while helping her family. Wendy reunites with a former boyfriend who suffered brain damage in a car accident.
Fey’s Resume: A Former Saturday Night Live Cast Member and the Creator of 30 Rock — Also, Liz Lemon in 30 Rock (2006-13), Kim Baker in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), 22 in Soul (2020)
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This Is Where I Leave You Cast: Jane Fonda as Hilary Altman
Character Profile: Judd and Wendy’s mother. She is a famous writer who intends to honor her late husband’s wishes. Hilary protects a couple secrets while reuniting with her children.
Fonda’s Resume: Barbarella in Barbarella (1968), Bree Daniels in Klute (1971), Grace Hanson in Grace and Frankie (2015-22), Brenda Morel in Youth (2015), Trish in 80 for Brady (2023)
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This Is Where I Leave You Cast: Adam Driver as Phillip Altman
Character Profile: Judd and Wendy’s younger brother. He gets engaged to his former therapist. Philip states that he runs an alternative-fuel think tank in Washington D.C.
Driver’s Resume: Adam Sackler in Girls (2012-17), Al Cody in Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Paterson in Paterson (2016), Charlie Barber in Marriage Story (2019), Kylo Ren in the Star Wars Movie Franchise (2015-)
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This Is Where I Leave You Cast: Rose Byrne as Penny Moore
Character Profile: Judd’s love interest. She is a local with no filter who runs a skating school. Penny pursues a relationship with Judd.
Byrne’s Resume: Renai Lambert in Insidious (2010), Helen in Bridesmaids (2011), Kelly Radner in Neighbors (2014), Rayna Boyanov in Spy (2015), Sheila Rubin in Physical (2021-22)
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This Is Where I Leave You Cast: Corey Stoll as Paul Altman
Character Profile: Judd and Wendy’s older brother. He inherits his late father’s sporting goods store. Paul’s wife is Phillip’s ex-girlfriend.
Stoll’s Resume: Detective Tomas Jaruszalski in Law & Order: LA (2010-11), Ernest Hemingway in Midnight in Paris (2011), Peter Russo in House of Cards (2013-16), Ephraim Goodweather in The Strain (2014-17), Michael Prince in Billions (2020-)
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The This Is Where I Leave You cast also includes:
- Kathryn Hahn as Annie Altman
- Connie Britton as Tracy Sullivan
- Timothy Olyphant as Horry Callen
- Dax Shepard as Wade Beaufort
- Debra Monk as Linda Callen
- Abigail Spencer as Quinn Altman
- Ben Schwartz as Rabbi Charles “Boner” Grodner
- Aaron Lazar as Barry Weissman
- Cade Lappin as Cole
- Will Swenson as Younger Mort
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
Categories: 2010s, Comedy, Drama, Know the Cast
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